Tree harvesting is not the same as deforestation


Millions of people rely on potentially sustainable harvesting for their income and energy. Yet specious assumptions about deforestation continue to drive ineffective bans on these practices. This occurs at the peril of the climate and the poor.


Publication info: Wells, G., Ryan, C., Artur, L., Ribeiro, N., Bowers, S., Hargreaves, P., Fernando, J., Farao, A., Fisher, J. 2022. Comment: Tree harvesting is not the same as deforestation. Nature Climate Change.


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